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Jessi Klein

 

Jessi Klein

Jessi Klein
Born Jessi Ruth Klein[1]
(1975-08-17) August 17, 1975
New York, New York
Website
http://www.kleintastic.com

Jessi Ruth Klein (born on August 17, 1975) is an American comedy writer and stand-up comic based out of New York City. She has regularly appeared on shows such as The Showbiz Show with David Spade and VH1's Best Week Ever, and has performed stand-up on Comedy Central's Premium Blend. She provided commentary for CNN in the debates of the 2004 presidential election. A self-proclaimed "geek", Klein has appeared on the television specials for My Coolest Years: Geeks on VH1 and Rise of the Geeks on E!. Klein also provided the voice of Lucy in the animated pilot for Adult Swim's Lucy, the Daughter of the Devil.

Klein previously worked as a director of development for Comedy Central. Some of the shows she helped develop for the network were Chappelle's Show and Stella.

Appearances

In 2004 Klein appears twice in the Season 2 "Wayne Brady Show" episode of Chappelle's Show. First, in the boardroom to inform Dave of how replaceable he is on the show, and later she along with Neal Brennan are gassed by Chappelle "in the wings" just before Chappelle confronts Wayne Brady to take his show back.

In 2009, she wrote and co-starred in Michael and Michael Have Issues on Comedy Central. She also worked as a writer on Saturday Night Live during the 2009-2010 season.

Klein's Comedy Central Presents special aired on March 4, 2011.

Klein made her first-time appearance as a panelist on NPR's comedy-news quiz show Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! on June 25, 2011.[2]

References

  1. ^ http://howwasyourweek.libsyn.com/webpage/ep-68
  2. ^ http://www.npr.org/2011/06/25/137386121/bill-clinton-plays-not-my-job

External links

  • Jessi Klein at the Internet Movie Database
  • Klein's official website
  • Jessi Klein performs and is interviewed on Radio Happy Hour


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